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The Resource A funny thing happened on the way to the Forum, United Artists ; screenplay by Melvin Frank, Michael Pertwee ; produced by Melvin Frank ; directed by Richard Lester, (DVD)

A funny thing happened on the way to the Forum, United Artists ; screenplay by Melvin Frank, Michael Pertwee ; produced by Melvin Frank ; directed by Richard Lester, (DVD)

Label
A funny thing happened on the way to the Forum
Title
A funny thing happened on the way to the Forum
Statement of responsibility
United Artists ; screenplay by Melvin Frank, Michael Pertwee ; produced by Melvin Frank ; directed by Richard Lester
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Zero Mostel portrays a conniving slave who uses his wiles to attain his freedom during the days of the Roman Empire
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Book, Burt Shevelove and Larry Gelbart ; music and lyrics, Stephen Sondheim
Dewey number
  • 813.54
  • 791.43/72
Language note
  • English or Spanish with subtitles in French or Spanish
  • Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.F96 2000
PerformerNote
Zero Mostel, Phil Silvers, Jack Gilford, Buster Keaton, Michael Crawford
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1932-
  • 1913-1988
  • 1915-1977
  • 1911-1985
  • 1895-1966
  • 1942-
  • 1928-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Lester, Richard
  • Frank, Melvin
  • Pertwee, Michael
  • Shevelove, Burt
  • Gelbart, Larry
  • Sondheim, Stephen
  • Mostel, Zero
  • Silvers, Phil
  • Gilford, Jack
  • Keaton, Buster
  • Crawford, Michael
  • Prince, Harold
  • United Artists Corporation
  • MGM Home Entertainment Inc
Runtime
97
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Rome
  • Slaves
Technique
live action
Label
A funny thing happened on the way to the Forum, United Artists ; screenplay by Melvin Frank, Michael Pertwee ; produced by Melvin Frank ; directed by Richard Lester, (DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1966
  • Based on the stage play produced by Harold Prince
  • Includes original theatrical trailer
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
ocm44023619
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (97 min.)
Isbn
9780792844815
Isbn Type
(Widescreen)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
027616809124
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
908091
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD, widescreen presentation
Video recording format
DVD
Label
A funny thing happened on the way to the Forum, United Artists ; screenplay by Melvin Frank, Michael Pertwee ; produced by Melvin Frank ; directed by Richard Lester, (DVD)
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1966
  • Based on the stage play produced by Harold Prince
  • Includes original theatrical trailer
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
ocm44023619
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (97 min.)
Isbn
9780792844815
Isbn Type
(Widescreen)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
027616809124
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
908091
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD, widescreen presentation
Video recording format
DVD

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